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Nutrition Notes – Long Rides & Feeding

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, Ph.D. explains how to adjust your horse's feed program in order to prepare him for longer rides, which require endurance, and makes suggestions for mid-ride snacks....

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Reducing Weaning Stress

Our managed systems have exacerbated this already stressful event, putting foals at risk of lifelong physiological and psychological problems. Some simple procedures can help make the process as painless as possible for both mare and foal....

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Does Turmeric Really Help Horses?

Turmeric is included in several equine anti-inflammatory supplements, but does it really help?...

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Formulating a Feed Program for: An Overweight Horse

Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, explains how to help your horse shed unwanted pounds....

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Feeding for Healthy Foals

Much of a foal's future health depends on it receiving adequate nutrition in utero, once it is born, and through to its first birthday....

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Feeding to Calm the “Hot” Horse

A hot-natured horse can be a handful. ...

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12 Top Rules for Feeding Horses

Feeding horses isn’t complicated if you just remember these important guidelines....

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Foal Weight: Is Thinner Better?

Average daily weight gain for a foal in the first 2-3 months can be as much as 1.4 kg (3 lbs) per day!...

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Feeding Salt and Minerals

Equine nutritionist, Shannon Pratt-Phillips, PhD, discusses salt and mineral block options...

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Riding Bending Lines

Anne Gage offers tips for riding bending lines with balance, direction, rhythm and communication. ...

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